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. >> crunch time in virginia's race for governor and republican ken cuccinelli trying to make referendum on obama care. who's helping? rand paul. >> was the first attorney general to sue over obama care. >> he's counting on paul who's popular with libertarians to counter a spoiler campaign by a former republican running as a libertarian with about 10% in recent polls that might otherwise favor cuccinelli. democrat already had a stop from hillary clinton, now it's her husband's turn. >> bill clinton. >> democrats worry low turnout could let energized tea partiers determined to derail obama care decide the race. clinton's job is liberalizing. >> will you care as much as they do and show up and vote? >> the clintons know about health care debacles. hillary care was defeated in congress with bipartisan opposition in the '90s. she blasts the gop for trying to block obama care but seemed to brace a referendum on it well beyond virginia. >> the people will be able to judge whether they like it or not in the midterm election. >> the gop is gearing up. texas senator ted cruz spent the weekend hun
federal health care law. >> ken cuccinelli the personification of the tea party. the polls say he is going to lose. his demise in virginia could be a sign of things to come. >> all right, joining me now is congressman gerry connolly, a democrat from virginia. congressman, thank you for taking some time tonight. i want to get to that election in virginia and what it says about where the country is and where the country is going, it's only five days away. but first i want to start at the basic issue of the poll numbers for the president today, which made so much news today. you heard that repetition in the package we just played there. george bush territory, the idea that here in his fifth year as president, president obama now falling to a level about where george w. bush was at this point in his fifth year. what do you make of the numbers you're seeing for the president right now, just as a democrat, as a member of his party, what do you attribute it to and are you worried about it? >> you know, i think every president has a rough patch. i'm old enough to remember ronald reagan, in the toi
. terry mcauliffe leads ken cuccinelli by 12 points. his largest margin in the poll yet. and when mcauliffe supporters asked what motivates their vote, as i said, nearly two-thirds, 64%, say it's the chance to vote against the republican cuccinelli. by just not being the extreme right winger, the democrat gets the bulk of the votes. this matches, by the way, almost the 65% of virginia voters who have now said they have an unfavorable opinion of the republican party nationally suggesting the force driving this election of virginia next tuesday is the negative voter feeling about the republican party nationally. gene, this is stark stuff. i know we live in washington. i know virginia's to our south across the potomac. but this is the canary in the mine that just died for the republican party. >> well, i think it did. if you look at virginia, it's a purple state. it was red, it's become more blue. it's gone for obama a couple of times. but it's very close. it's a changing state. growing hispanic population. it's like the country in some sense. >> the numbers are almost exactly the same
have !ú%l9]8.1 americans signing up. >> when we come back election day 2013. . ken cuccinelli is running for governor of v. tuesday and is taking heavy fire. we're back with a panel. the governor's race is a big and there are several on the docket on tuesday. let's look at the latest numbers in virginia. real clear show democrat terry mcauliffe beating cuccinelli by 7.5 points. cuccinelli trails women voters by 13 points in one poll and by 24 in another. senator brown, for all the talk in the g.o.p. about learning lessons from november 2012 when it comes to single women, when it comes to hispanics, are you guys making the same mistakes again? >> i thought that ad was against me. i thought that was my ad that they were running against me. it's the blueprint they use on republicans. it's something obviously we have to try to deal within a more effective way. i look at obviously cuccinelli's race and governor christie's race. we have a purple and blue state. it looks like governor christie, the more moderate of the two who's approached things in a bipartisan problem solving manne
cuccinelli is as far right as they come. he thinks same-sex relationships are immoral, wants to ban abortions with no exception, and once said it's possible the president was born in kenya. and he's plunging in the polls. 12 points behind. so why is that? president obama was in virginia over the weekend with the answer. >> you've seen on extreme faction of the republican party that has shown again and again and again that they're willing to hijack the economy and the country and grind to a halt if they don't get 100% of what they want. now -- >> the extremists are hijacking the entire party and one year later they haven't learned anything. joining me now are joan walsh and cynthia tucker. thanks for joining me. >> good to be here, reverend. >> joan, the president talked about hijacking the country. a year later, they did not learn anything. >> it's been a lost year for the republican party. and we're really feeling it as we sit and watch what's going on in virginia. they've nominated somebody who is just a total extremist. they're blocking action on immigration reform, so they're doing nothin
for mcauliffe. that's from ken cuccinelli. this hail mary as it described by our first read team is essentially to try to tie up what's happening with the health care website and some of the issues that's plaguing the administration in getting it off the ground with the race in virginia. >> absolutely. obama care continues to be dominant force right now in the race. both mcauliffe is running on it and supported it. you see on the right cuccinelli has already made it an issue saying vote for me if you don't like obama care. even obama has -- his team has said if mcauliffe does win, saying there's a referendum on obama care and people do like this law once going forward. >> the first read team going back to -- people should check it out, both thoughts on this. you're saying that the races, particularly new jersey and virginia, it's about minding the middle and the base, which is what your headline was, mark. >> tamron, the point we were trying to make, the sign of a really healthy party, when your candidate tries to appeal to the middle that the base is not being alienated. we're s
was out there campaigning for ken cuccinelli. andterry mccaulive is saying why didn't he disassociate himself from him? why didn't he have him out here. virginia has a lot of government employees. so cruz is a real problem for cuccinelli in virginia. >> interesting. one week from tomorrow. late-breaking news today. a federal judge has ruled the abortion restrictions passed by the texas legislature in july are unconstitutional, and will not take effect as planned on tuesday. the judge said the regulations violated the rights of abortion doctors to do what they think is best for their patients, and would reasonably restrict a woman's access to abortion clinics. the proposed restrictions were among the toughest in the nation, and gained national attention after wendy davis' high-profile filibuster. governor rick perry vows to fight the ruling. connie, what's your reaction to this? what is the -- the political -- how damaging is this to the conservative movement? >> well, it's particularly interesting, one of the p provision attention struck down because it would have prohibited doctors w
cuccinelli meanwhile has rnc chair and wisconsin governor scott walker with his yesterday. politico this week noted, quote, the striking contrast in surrogates in the home stretch of the virginia governor's race is another reminder of the gop's larger leadership vacuum and the civil war for the soul of a party still reeling from last year's thrashing. simply put, the party lacks a single unifying figure who appeals to every wing of the party let alone matches the star power of the clinton/obama tandem. joining me now is former congressman tom davis. thanks for being with us. does the gop really have just one or two big name closers? >> we have a the lot of cloers appealing to different wings of the party and i think most of them have come in at one time or another for our candidate. >> but they're mentioning the clinton/tandem coming out to help mcauliffe. >> it's hard to beat a president andest president and secretary of state in terms of bringing star power out. elections aren't won on who you bring out at the end. they attract kouds. but the bigger problem is the fight in virginia is the s
washington post" poll shows him leading ken cuccinelli 51-39 with libertarian candidate behind. president obama will help mcauliffe campaign this weekend as the race heads into the final stretch. >>> penn state will be paying millions of dollars in a settlement with more than two dozen sex abuse victims of jerry sandusky. the university will may $60 million to 26 of sandusky's victims. the settlements will not be funded student tuition, taxpayer funds or donations. sandusky is currently serving between 30 and 60 years behind bars after being convicted last year on 45 different counts of sex abuse. he's appealing the verdict. penn state president said quote, we hope this is another step forward in the healing process for those hurt by mr. sandusky and another step forward for penn state. we cannot undo what has been done but we can and must do everything possible to learn from this and ensure it never happens again at penn state. >>> two oklahoma inmates are back in jail after a pretty unlikely escape over the weekend. yesterday we told you about four inmates snuck out of a county detentio
. this has been a very, very negative race and so it's six points and cuccinelli has closed that, largely by trying to make this a referendum on obamacare. he leads with men and the poll and others have suggested there's a passion on his side more so than mcauliffe but mcauliffe has a significant advantage with women. that's what many have said is driving the democrats. there's a lot of rhetoric about that in the past couple of days. there's an opportunity for a comeback but it would be surprise at this point. democrats increasingly enthusiastic about what's unfolding here. jenna: you said that marco rubio is coming out. there have been a lot of democratic stars also the last few days. >> sure. vice president joe biden was campaigning with mcauliffe this morning. they've known each other for deck ateds in american politics over the course of the weekend. barack obama was campaigning for mcauliffe as well. hillary clinton and bill clinton has been on the campaign trail for him. democrats are saying that this should be about the republicans just being too radical, too extreme. listen. >> la
starting to talk about what went wrong with their candidate, ken cuccinelli, who is more of a tea party candidate who is expected to lose to democrat terry mcall live. >> erin mcpike in new jersey. jake tapper will be on the campaign trail with chris christie for his final day of campaigning tomorrow. we'll have an exclusive behind the scenes sit-down interview with the governor that will air on "the lead" 4:00 p.m. eastern tomorrow right here on cnn. >>> so is chris christie setting the stage for a white house run? let's discuss with our chief political analyst, gloria borger and chief national correspondent, john king. i think everybody agrees the answer is yes. >> yes. he is. >> yes. yeah. >> now move on. >> he's blunt about that. he makes no issue, he's not pretending. he's clear that he's very interested in seeking the republican nomination. >> yeah, and he's clearly pushing his own brand which is much more personal than idealogical. he's making a point of appealing to hispanic voters, to women voters and he's sort of saying you can't just appeal to the base of your party if you wa
terry mcauliffe leading ken cuccinelli by just two points in the virginia governor's race. newport university has a poll, and the spread in that is seven. the real clear politics average of all polls is almost eight in that race. we'll have complete coverage on election day. the president has invested millions of your dollars into solar. we'll tell you in one case what you have to show for it. >>> speaking of big money, you'll be appalled to learn what some federal workers are doing while you're paying them overtime. "the grapevine" is next. >>> now, some press from the political grapevine. you're paying almost $9 million to federal workers who are tasked such as watching tv, surfing the internet, and taking care of personal business. and that's just at six homeland security department offices. it has to do with abuse of overtime that has almost become institutional. a letter to the president warns these cases may be just the tip of the iceberg and quote, such abuse of overtime pay is a violation of the public trust and a gross waste of scarce government funds. dhs is reviewing its
the governors race in virginia. it is on. and the candidates terry mcauliffe and ken cuccinelli are looking to take tuesday's election with a star power. the democrats will campaign with joe biden. the republican candidate will head out with marco rubio. democrats tried to link cuccinelli with the recent government shutdown. polls show mcauliffe a long time clinton insider is ahead in the polls. we'll keep watching throughout the day. >>> he is the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks but take a close look at this. he'll never likely see the light of day again but we are getting a look at his cell at guantanamo bay. khalid sheikh mohammed has air conditioning and an arrow that points him towards mecca so he can pray. in the courtroom he is equipped with computer screens and translation service. still his military team complains the military justice system is unfair. the 9/11 trial will not officially begin for another year. >>> one lawmakers in washington issuing a threat to the white house. give us the answers on benghazi or else. south carolina senator lindsey graham reiterated his pledge to bl
was found dead in his high school gymnasium. martha: virginia republican ken cuccinelli was first attorney general in the country to sue the administration over obamacare way back when the whole thing got started. he was the first person in that game. he is in a high-stakes race for governor against terry mcauliffe in virginia. it is tightening, this race. he will be with us moments away. >> because if they can order you to buy health insurance they can order you to buy anything. f you, f you, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. got support. openly four days until the election. look at a new quinnepiac poll that came out a couple days ago. most of this race, mcauliffe had a sizable lead. now that has narrowed to 4%. this is becomeing a race that could go clearly either way. attorney general ken cuccinelli joins us. we invited terry mcauliffe to do the show. he may join us coming days but not
cuccinelli's numbers are back. >> because of obama care. >> especially because young people are suffering because of the law. young people are suffering. premiums are up 45% for recent grads. 200% for a 30-year-old. we have to reach out and be advocates to fight against the law. we have to defend young americans. what's happening is we are in a recession uh now. we have to stand up. >> how old are you? >> 24. >> i'm 25. >> i'm 51. >> a young person in your 20s nowadays, you have high unemployment. kids are moving back in with their parents. unless your parents pay for everything you don't have the same hopeful attitude as our parents had. that's a lot to deal with. we don't need another bill. my generation will pay the $95 penalty rather than another bill for insurance. student loans, it's tough to be a young person in the united states. >> you're a great political fundraiser. what impact does it have on 2014? i think the rate shock, the impact of cancelled policies and a president repeatedly promising something that isn't uh true, i think you cross a line here. >> i think it will be a bi
, you're in virginia. >> i'm in virginia. i'm running for congress there. >> ken cuccinelli, by the way, his numbers are back. >> because off bama care. >> because off bama care. especially, by the way, because young people are suffering because of this law. young people are suffering because of this law. premiums are up 45% for recent grads. 200% if you're a 30-year-old. so what we have to do as a republican party is reach out and be the advocates to fight against this law because we have to defend young americans. and what's happening is we're in a great youth depression. high structural youth unemployment since the depression -- >> how old are you? >> i'm 24. >> i'm 25. and if i can just paint a picture for people -- >> i'm 51. >> how it feels like to be a young person in your 20s nowadays. you have high unemployment. kids are moving back in with their parents. they can't afford their bills. unless your parents pay for everything. which isn't the large majority of young people. you don't have the same hopeful attitude as our parents had. and that's a lot to deal with. we don't need a
auliffe, the democratic candidate for governor in vergeverge. he's led in polls since the summer over ken cuccinelli. in new jersey, chris christie cruising toward re-election over his democratic challenger. a big win tomorrow will only add to all the fodder that christie has his eye on the white house come 2016. >>> in today's impact your world, actor jeff bridges tackles childhood hunger in america. his stated goal is no kid hungry. >> hi, i'm jeff bridges. and we can make an impact on ending childhood hunger here in america. according to the usda, we currently have over 60 million children struggling with hunger, one in five of our kids. any of you kids see "surf's up"? >> we think one of the most important things we can do to end childhood hunger is to have universal breakfast in school. another thing that is very important is there are summer meal programs available to kids. no kid hungry is about making people aware of the programs in the state. ♪ some times in our lives >> it affects me in a person way thinking about what that would feel like if i wasn't able to provide for my kids. but als
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